Student volunteers work with professional volunteers and community partners to plan and implement all aspects of a summer literacy and leadership camp for children.
This program has two components, which focus on different aspects of child and youth development with a literacy and leadership focus. The two components include Literacy (6 to 11 years old), Leadership (12 to 16 years old specific to gender).
Students gain various skills including lesson planning, classroom management, and workshop and lesson facilitation skills throughout their volunteer placement. Student volunteers are also responsible for arts and recreational camp activities.
camp power to be
Focus: Literacy and Leadership (6 to 16yrs)
Cost Per Volunteer: $2449 (not including airfare)
Location: Negril, Jamaica
Program Dates: Summer 2024
Number of Volunteer Positions: 8
The Power to Be International charges a program fee that includes:
Double occupancy accommodation in a modest hotel (student volunteers share with other student volunteers)
Most daily meals (breakfast, dinner, and lunch at the service site)
Transportation to and from the airport in the host country
Transportation to and from the project site daily
Curriculum and program-based excursions and seminars
The Power to Be's program orientation and training
Program materials and uniform (t-shirt)
Support and assistance while overseas
Please note: airfare and insurance are not included in the program fees
VOLUNTEERS ARE ENCOURAGED AND SUPPORTED TO FUNDRAISE FOR THE COST OF PARTICIPATION
hOW TO APPLY
We seek students who are interested in international development and committed to working with youth in various capacities. All interested post-secondary students are encouraged to apply. Our volunteer and service-learning programs fit a wide variety of interests and career paths.
Volunteers interested in fundraising are provided with tools and strategies to actively engage in fundraising to support their participation in international programs.